In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 17th, June, 2020

How My Grandfather’s Caregiver R*ped Me

How My Grandfather's Caregiver R*ped Me

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A 14-year-old lady on Tuesday narrated how a person employed to take care of her grandfather r*ped her, The Nation experiences.

As she testified earlier than a courtroom in Kubwa, Abuja, organisations and people sought methods to stamp out the menace within the nation.

The Junior Secondary Faculty (JSS) three pupil stated the caregiver, Godwin Onuminya, 21, attacked her as she was altering her garments.

She advised the courtroom that she returned dwelling from faculty at 1 p.m. and entered her room to alter from her faculty uniform on November four, 2019.

“Whereas making an attempt to put on my trousers, Onuminya hurriedly entered my room and held my leg. I attempted to shout, however he lined my mouth and nostril. I hit him with my left elbow, then he pushed me to the mattress, I struggled with him and heard a crack in my neck, and I fell unconscious,” she stated.

She stated when she opened her eyes, she discovered herself in hospital and noticed Onuminya and her uncle standing.


“The nurses requested me if I might bear in mind what occurred, then Onuminya winked at me and signaled me along with his arms to maintain quiet. I requested the nurses why I used to be bleeding from my non-public half and so they confirmed that I used to be raped,”
she stated.

Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya adjourned the matter till June 17.

On Monday, a chief Justice of the Peace courtroom in Makurdi, Benue State, remanded 35-year-old Apaa Gbafan for allegedly raping a 15-year-old lady.

Prosecuting officer, Veronica Shaager, advised the courtroom that the defendant broke into the sufferer’s home and raped her.

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The Justice of the Peace, Mrs Rose Iorshe  adjourned the case to July 6, 2020.

The Nationwide Company for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Individuals (NAPTIP) yesterday complained that rape victims’ dad and mom, faith-based organisations and group leaders frustrate the combat towards rape and make it tough to convey perpetrators to ebook.

Director-Basic of the company, Dame Julie Okah Donli, stated this whereas addressing reporters at a discussion board to declare the resolutions of a tripartite assembly to fight rape and different sexual and gender-based violence with the Inspector-Basic of Police and the Nationwide Human Rights Fee (NHRC) on the Power Headquarters in Abuja.

She stated, “The issue we preserve having with rape is that folks are the primary individuals to need to settle these issues inside the household. We’re saying that it isn’t a household matter. We’re not going to simply accept settlement of rape circumstances inside the household and that’s the reason rapist are getting away with it and finishing up rape with impunity.”

Chairman of the Lagos State Common Primary Schooling Board (SUBEB), Mr. Wahab Alawiye-King, known as for a child-friendly justice system to examine rape of minors.

He spoke on Tuesday on the board’s programme to mark the Worldwide Day of the African Little one.

Talking on the theme: “Entry to Little one-Pleasant Justice System in Africa” Alawiye-King stated for minors to get justice, the method of accosting perpetrators should be age-appropriate, speedy, and meet the kid’s wants.”

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